The Jubilee Film Festival is a festival celebrating Black excellence and Black struggle. All of the entries should have a narrative of Black life whether through struggle or the continuous push toward excellence. The night of June 16th, 2023 will be about glitz and glam when the awards ceremony for the film festival takes place. At the awards ceremony, there will be a VIP hour where saxophonist and vocalist Michael Eubanks will be performing live, food provided by CBR'z Catering by Zachery, signature drinks will be provided by Delta Dirt Distillery from Helena, Arkansas and the opportunity to meet and greet several celebrities who have been on the big screen or the small screen of movies, tv shows or sit-com/dramas. You get to view the winning submissions at Ron Robinson auditorium nestled in Little Rock, Arkansas' primary downtown night life area, the River Market.

We have confirmed Richard St. John, who has a reoccurring role on Black Mafia Family (BMF) Season 2. We have confirmed an appearance by Hasaan Rasheed, who secured a role as an extra in Marvel's Black Panther which grossed over $1,000,000,000.00 at the box office. We have confirmed an appearance by Dion Burns who has worked behind the scenes on True Detective Season 2 with Mahershala Ali, on camera for the movie, Freedom Path with RJ Cyler from The Harder They Fall and numerous stage plays. Look out for more announcements right here!

Even after you submit, continue to check back for updates right here. The host of the evening and other celebrities will be announced soon!

There are awards for each catergory:

Long form feature
Short form feature
Living History

In addition, the winning entries will reach a trophy, a monetary prize and the option to have distribution on

All must be submitted in HD! (1920x1080)
Submissions must select the option to have the video downloaded for further viewing on Resurgent TV.
No profanity is allowed unless for context in a scene!
No overt sexual scenes; however, nuanced scene are okay!
No overt scenes of violence; however, nuanced scene are okay!
No animals should be harmed during the filming of entries!

Films in other film festivals or streaming on another services shot, edited or producer since the beginning of 2018 are all eligible for submission.

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  • Kari Barber

    Thank you for the selection and the quick communication! I recommend submitting!

    July 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you for participating in this Arkansas film festival all the way in Nevada! I really appreciate you my friend!

  • Incredible festival busting onto the scene in Arkansas! Thank you for helping Lost in the Sauce reach more eyes and ears! I can't wait to complete my next film to submit next time. Proud to be an award winner!

    June 2023
    Response from festival:

    I'm so happy that I was able to get more eyes on your work. As a creative myself, I understand the value and excitement of having an audience follow the story line you've created. We are already gearing up for next year. I would love to have another selection of yours in the upcoming festival and award show.